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Position: Postdoctoral Position in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Institution: Chalmers University of Technology
Department: Mathematical Sciences
Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Duties: The Division of Applied mathematics and Statistics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg invites applications for postdoctoral position. As postdoc, you are expected to pursue a vigorous research program and collaborate with our researchers. Teaching to an extent up to 20 % is part of the duties
Requirements: You should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Mathematical statistics, or equivalent, completed before the starting date of employment and not earlier than three years before the application deadline. Fluency in English is expected
   
Text: Postdoctoral position in Applied mathematics and Statistics Ref: REF 2017-0027 Apply Mail a friend Share Share Tweet The Department of Mathematical Sciences pursues internationally successful research and an extensive education. Researchers in applied mathematics and statistics at the department are important co-operational partners in other disciplines as well as in industrial projects. Mathematics is fundamental to science and engineering and has an increasingly prominent part in other disciplines as well. Mathematics is also a subject in itself, and fundamental research is a necessary condition for future applications. The Department is part of both Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg and is situated in the middle of Campus Johanneberg. It is the largest mathematics department in the Nordic countries and has about 200 employees, with a number of research groups in mathematics and mathematical statistics which together provide a creative and cross-fertilizing setting. Information about the position The Division of Applied mathematics and Statistics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg invites applications for one two-year postdoctoral position starting August 1, 2017 or as agreed. Outstanding applications from all applied mathematical research areas including mathematical statistics will be considered. Precedence will however be given to those who have a research profile compatible with existing research areas at the division. You are encouraged to make an initial contact with a potential mentor at the division before applying and to indicate this person in your application. The current list of researchers at the division is available at http://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/math/organisation/applied-mathematics-and-statistics/Pages/Personnel.aspx . About the division and the department At the Division of Applied mathematics and Statistics we conduct research at a high international level in areas such as biomathematics, bioinformatics, computational mathematics, optimisation, mathematical statistics, kinetic theory. More information about our research groups is available on the website http://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/math/research/research-groups/ We have an international environment with frequent exchanges with other universities around the world. The department provides a friendly, creative, and supportive atmosphere with a steady flow of international guests. At the division there are many committed teachers with extensive and broad experience of all aspects of higher education. Together with the Divisions of Algebra and Geometry and Analysis and Probability we form the academic part of the department of Mathematical Sciences, which is a joint department of Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg, and one of the largest in mathematics in the Nordic countries with a faculty core of about 80. More information about us is available on the website http://www.chalmers.se/en/departments/math/. Major responsibilities As postdoc, you are expected to pursue a vigorous research program and collaborate with our researchers. Teaching to an extent up to 20 % is part of the duties. Our teaching languages are English and Swedish. As most of our teaching is in Swedish, teaching options will vary according to your language skills. Most of our teaching is at undergraduate level, but teaching at master level as well as supervision of master and Ph.D. students may also be part of your duties. Position summary Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1 1). Qualifications You should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics / Mathematical statistics, or equivalent, completed before the starting date of employment and not earlier than three years before the application deadline. Fluency in English is expected. Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Application procedure The application should be marked with Ref 20170016 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below: Application: (Please name the document in the e-recruitment system as: APPLICATION, Surname, reference number) − CV, include complete list of publications − Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences − Two references that we can contact. Personal letter/Qualifications: (Please name the document as: QUALIFICATIONS, family name, ref. number) − 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications. − Previous research fields and main research results. − Future goals and research focus. Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in? Other: − Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates. Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped). Application deadline: 27 February, 2017 For questions, please contact: Head of Division, Serik Sagitov, serik@chalmers.se , 46 31 772 5351 Deputy head of Division, Stig Larsson, stig@chalmers.se , 46 31 772 35 43 *** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. *** Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our eight Areas of Advance; Building Futures, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!
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